Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus Live Updates: Four fishermen missing as boat capsizes off in Udupi

Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest News Live Updates: IMD had issued warnings to fishermen not to venture into the sea. “Squally weather with wind speed reaching 40-50 kmph is likely to prevail along & off Karnataka coast,” the IMD warning said.




Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus News Live Updates: Despite a warning by Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), four fishermen drowned after their boat capsized in the sea off Koderi-Kundapur coast in Karnataka’s Udupi district on Sunday afternoon.

A total of 11 fishermen were onboard on a traditional boat. Others were rescued by fishing boats in the vicinity. The coastal security police have launched a rescue and search operation with the help of locals.

IMD had issued warnings to fishermen not to venture into the sea. “Squally weather with wind speed reaching 40-50 kmph is likely to prevail along & off Karnataka coast,” the IMD warning said.

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In the first week of June, about the time schools usually re-open after the summer break in Karnataka, the teachers of Okali Government Higher Primary School drove down to Okali village, Gulbarga district, to float an idea — if children could not go to school because of the coronavirus pandemic, what if the school came to them?

“We gathered the parents and community leaders and asked if they would let us try it. We could teach the children in small groups, with all precautions — but in open spaces. The community agreed, as they too were worried about the children being deprived of education,” says Gurubasappa Rakkasagi, a 32-year-old English teacher at the school.

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Despite a warning by Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), four fishermen drowned after their boat capsized in the sea off Koderi-Kundapur coast in Karnataka’s Udupi district on Sunday afternoon.

A total of 11 fishermen were onboard on a traditional boat. Others were rescued by fishing boats in the vicinity. The coastal security police have launched a rescue and search operation with the help of locals.

IMD had issued warnings to fishermen not to venture into the sea. “Squally weather with wind speed reaching 40-50 kmph is likely to prevail along & off Karnataka coast,” the IMD warning said.

The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (Kerala RTC) has decided to resume interstate bus services to and from Karnataka for the Onam festival.

In a Facebook post, Kerala RTC said that the bus services between Kerala and Karnataka will resume between August 25 and September 6.

The passengers who will travel to Kerala should register themselves on the state’s COVID-19 Jagratha portal and get the required travel pass.

According to Kerala SRTC, the services are being resumed with strict regulatory protocols. “Travellers are responsible for the restrictions made by the Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu governments on the day of travel. If any passenger disagrees with this, the ticket charge will be refunded,” Kerala RTC said in the announcement.

Here is the list of the special bus services by Kerala SRTC:

Kerala to Karnataka

  • Thiruvananthapuram – Bengaluru (Kozhikode) — 3 pm
  • Kottayam – Bengaluru (Palakkad-Salem) — 5.30 pm
  • Pathanamthitta – Bengaluru (Palakkad-Salem) — 5.31 pm
  • Ernakulam – Bengaluru (Kutta) — 4.45 pm
  • Thrissur – Bengaluru (Palakkad-Salem) — 8 pm
  • Palakkad – Bengaluru (Salem) — 9 pm
  • Kannur – Bengaluru (Virajpet) — 7.35 am
  • Kozhikode – Bengaluru (Sulthan Bathery) — 8 am
  • Kasaragod – Bengaluru (Sullia, Madikeri, Mysuru) — 8.30 pm

Bengaluru to Kerala

  • Bengaluru – Thiruvananthapuram (Kozhikode) — 3.30 pm
  • Bengaluru – Kottayam (Salem-Palakkad) — 3.45 pm
  • Bengaluru – Pathanamthitta (Salem-Palakkad) — 7.32 pm
  • Bengaluru – Ernakulam (Kutta) — 7 pm
  • Bengaluru – Thrissur (Salem-Palakkad) — 8 pm
  • Bengaluru – Palakkad (Salem) — 9 pm
  • Bengaluru – Kannur (Virajpet) — 9.05 am
  • Bengaluru – Kozhikode (Sulthan Bathery) — 11.45 pm
  • Bengaluru – Kasaragod (Mysuru, Mercara, Sullia) — 8.30 pm

A 24-year-old youth who was arrested and sent to judicial custody in connection with the violence in Bengaluru on the night of August 11 died at a government hospital on Saturday following a surgery.

The deceased, Sayyad Nadeem, was found to be Covid-positive and did not respond to post-operative treatment due to subsequent complications, Additional CP (Administration) Hemant Nimbalkar said.

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Nadeem came from KG Halli in east Bengaluru, one of the areas that saw violence over a social media post that hurt religious sentiments of the minority community. He was arrested on August 12 in a case registered at DJ Halli police station. (Rerpresentational)

A 24-year-old youth who was arrested and sent to judicial custody in connection with the violence in Bengaluru on the night of August 11 died at a government hospital on Saturday following a surgery.

The deceased, Sayyad Nadeem, was found to be Covid-positive and did not respond to post-operative treatment due to subsequent complications, Additional CP (Administration) Hemant Nimbalkar said.

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Any queries and support related to COVID-19 in Karnataka, citizens can contact round-the-clock helpline numbers: 104(toll free) +91-80-4684-8600/6669-2000

Here are a few contacts that might come handy for you in emergency situations: BBMP Control room: 080-22221188 In case of power disruptions, contact BESCOM: 1912. If the water supply is hit in your area, contact BWSSB: 1916

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